Saint James' Church - Religious structure - Grade 1

“Hall” plan, tower over projecting N. Porch. Gothick Design. Five main bays.

Interpretation: Georgian church. Built in two main phases. Spire removed in 1980.

Historical context: 1774 design “Gothick”- gothicized 1843. Repaired with minor alterations 1869. (Teale 11.2.88-95) Alterations were made in 1843 and 1869

Significance comments: Oldest Anglican church in the southern hemisphere. Key building in the streetscape of Jamestown. Considerable historic associations.

Basic Information

Parcel: JT050007

Latest inspection date: 8/26/2011

Inspected by: BMJ

Interior inspected: No

Inspected for: HER Creation

Type: Religious structure

Sub type: None Sub type 2: None

Main period: East India Company

Period 2: None Period 3: None

Period 4: None Period 5: None




Trend: Deteriorating

Days work to stabilse: 0

Condition comment: Render deteriorating. red stone beneath suffering from decay. requires red stone replacement and render repairs.

Occupied: Yes

Feasible to occupy: Yes

Accessibility: Easily Accessible

Reuse Possibilities

None: No Tourist attraction: Yes Tourist accommodation: No Dwelling: No Public amenity: No Commercial: No Administrative: No Agricultural: No

Associated finds: None

Sources: None

Additional information: None

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